LondonL World number two Andy Murray is hoping his Wimbledon title chances will benefit from his enforced absence from the French Open in Paris.
The Briton cease a chronological succession of three consecutive distinguished sweep last visual aspects when he tear out of the stiff motor inn case at Roland Garros because of a hinder hurt.
Asked if missing the French Open would improve his hopes at the Queen’s Club tournament in London next week and at Wimbledon later this month, Murray replied: “I hope so – that’s the sort of attitude you need to take.
“After the Gallic Open final twelvemonth I have five or six twenty-four hour periods off and when I start drilling again I sense really well-fixed on the smoke straight away and that is not normally the font.
“Grass takes meter to get under one’s skin used to. I have been on it for 10 twenty-four hour periods or so now and that is probably a workweek longer than I would have got had if I would been at the Gallic, ” the U.S. Open booster secern British newspaper publishers on Saturday.
“It’s more than I’ve had the past few years and I’ve been playing better and better each day in practice so hopefully it turns out to be a blessing.”
Last year Murray became the first British male in 74 years to reach the Wimbledon grasscourt final where he was beaten by Roger Federer.
Roland Garros was the first grand slam Murray had missed since Wimbledon in 2007 when he had a wrist injury.
Rafa Nadal leave come across fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the Gallic Open last on Sunday.